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Mike Thilman stands along with other cancer survivors during United Cancer Services of Elkhart County's annual Compassion Walk on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the YMCA in Elkhart. The walk, now in its 10th year, raised money to connect cancer patients to resources for financial aid and other programs to support them through their first year of treatment. (Truth Photo By Ryan Dorgan) (AP)

Matthew and Michael Dickerson lead the pack of the one-mile walk during United Cancer Services of Elkhart County's annual Compassion Walk on Saturday, May 4, 2013, along the Riverwalk in Elkhart. The Dickersons walked along with their mother Missie and some of her Elkhart Central students to honor their grandmother, who is a breast cancer survivor. (Truth Photo By Ryan Dorgan) (AP)

United Cancer Services of Elkhart County executive director Peter Norton speaks to the crowd of walkers during before the annual Compassion Walk on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the YMCA in Elkhart. The walk, now in its 10th year, raised money to connect cancer patients to resources for financial aid and other programs to support them through their first year of treatment. (Truth Photo By Ryan Dorgan) (AP)

United Cancer Services of Elkhart County executive director Peter Norton speaks to the crowd of walkers during before the annual Compassion Walk on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the YMCA in Elkhart. The walk, now in its 10th year, raised money to connect cancer patients to resources for financial aid and other programs to support them through their first year of treatment. (Truth Photo By Ryan Dorgan) (AP)

Participants begin their one- and three-mile walks during United Cancer Services of Elkhart County's annual Compassion Walk on Saturday, May 4, 2013, along the Riverwalk in Elkhart. The walk, now in its 10th year, raised money to connect cancer patients to resources for financial aid and other programs to support them through their first year of treatment. (Truth Photo By Ryan Dorgan) (AP)

Participants walk along the Elkhart River during United Cancer Services of Elkhart County's annual Compassion Walk on Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Elkhart. The walk, now in its 10th year, raised money to connect cancer patients to resources for financial aid and other programs to support them through their first year of treatment. (Truth Photo By Ryan Dorgan) (AP)

Peter Norton introduces cancer survivors, from left, Siobhan O'Toole, Luca Miller (held by her mother Mary), and Will Mishler, with his mother Amy during United Cancer Services of Elkhart County's annual Compassion Walk on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the YMCA in Elkhart. The walk, now in its 10th year, raised money to connect cancer patients to resources for financial aid and other programs to support them through their first year of treatment. (Truth Photo By Ryan Dorgan) (AP)
United Cancer Services holds 10th annual Compassion Walk

Posted on May 5, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

United Cancer Services of Elkhart County held its 10th annual Compassion Walk on Saturday, May 4, at the YMCA in Elkhart.

The event raises money for services that can connect cancer patients to support programs throughout their first year of treatment and also help them with financial aid.